This area is for the visual aspects of the apparel industry. You can find information about color, fashion design, merchandising, fashion trends etc. If you wish to have additional companies or relevant issues added, please Contact Us with your thoughts. Merchandising is essentially the activity of promoting the sale of goods, especially by their presentation in retail outlets. In fashion, merchandising can also refer to "merchandising a collection". In other words preparing the presentation of a fashion collection. When a fashion designer merchandises a line, many tasks are undertaken.
Colors & Trends
Graphic Design and Illustrations
Computer Assisted Design (CAD)
Retail Store Merchandising
Design - Clothing Stores
Trend Forecasting - trend forecasting website.
Color Trends - color trends website.
24seven Inc.: freelance professionals ready to help you with any staffing needs right now. If you want Apparel Designers, CAD Designers, Patternmakers, Technical Designers, Graphic Designers, or Production Talent, give them a call or visit them on-line. Contact us in New York at 212-966-4426 or Los Angeles at 310-587-2772
Alvisi e Alvisi (Italy) Design studio for jacquard woven fabrics for the home furnishing industry. Development of jacquard files. Consulting services for fabric construction, weave patterns, yarns and colors.
Andrew David Design, Inc. Andrew David Design Studio... Your "in-house" design department. You'll soon find that they are everything you need in freelance design. Andrew has been servicing the creative needs of businesses in the New Orleans area for over 18 years. His employment history started in the t-shirt industry and eventually progressed to men's fashion design.He spent 3 years working as an artist for two local screen printers, over 5 years working in men's apparel design and merchandising for Kenneth Gordon, 3 years of the same description at Dillard's Corporate office in Little Rock, AR, and another 4 years with CMK Designs back in New Orleans. Address: 1917 Garon Dr Mandeville, LA 70448 Phone 985.502.3670 Fax 985.624.8477 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Andrew Moore
Angelo Russica: They are a fashion consulting office from Milan for design collection , buying office made in Italy fashion. Address: via veni 63 Milan, Italy 20127 Phone: 0226822730 Email: email@example.com
Apparel Design: ADIG designers and merchandisers will develop a line for you from the ground up. Using traditional methods and state of the art CAD systems, they will develop all aspects of your line from theme, color direction, fabrications, graphics and packaging to SKU plans, flat sketches and specifications. They also develop all materials needed for merchandising and sales presentations.
Asia Song Design: Valerie Gregori McKenzie studied design in Paris at the famed ESMOD College of Design, and subsequently worked in well known fashion houses in Europe and the USA before starting up her own label. Her inspiration comes from blending European elegance and contemporary trends with Asian delicate techniques, motifs or craftsmanship thus giving a precious in temporel character to her designs.
Attiyaz (Pakistan): they are a design studio. Their main function is to cater the design needs of different apparel manufacturers. The designs made, range from upholstry to swimwear. Not only that, they also house a printing unit for t-shirts. Address: 320 a/1 gulberg 3 Lahore 54660 Pakistan Phone: 092-0425755565 or 092-03204838176 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Ayesha Attiya (director)
Carlos Alberto: Interior designer Carlos Alberto Gutierrez created Geometrix, a modular display system for retail stores, produces high-end contract furniture for hospitality clients like MGM Grand, Wynn Design Hotel, The Bellagio Spa, Venetian Hotel and his own signature CA Collection of fine ultra-modern furniture. A CA-designed bathroom collection for Kreativ Style launches next season. Formerly the creative director of antique reproductions for famed Hollywood decorator Waldo Fernandez, Carlos attracts a discerning residential clientele including famed volleyball player Gabriel Reece, Holly McPeak, Denzel Washington, executives from Microsoft, Superb Records and Disney. Appearances on various television programs, including a feature with Lynette Jennings on Discovery Network and a special design project for E! Style network's AREA show. For ultra-modern, cutting edge furniture and interiors contact email@example.com
Color Association of the US (CAUS) is America's oldest forecasting organization issuing an annual interiors chart; seasonal fashion forecasts in the fields of women's, men's and children's clothing.
The Color Box: is one of the foremost color forecasting and design service in America. Their staff researches and evaluates information gathered in the United States and Europe, and then develops comprehensive color and design stories specifically for the American fashion market. Four forecasts per year assure their subscribers of a constant flow of directional colors, certain to spark the creative instincts that help keep their products looking fresh and exciting. The color box is also a full service design studio. Their professional staff of artists and CAD operators are available to design, develop, and recolor any knit/print/woven pattern you require. They also create graphics, original illustrations, minibodies, and presentation boards. Address: 15 West 36th Street 12th Floor New York, NY 10018 Contact: Marni Greenberg, President Phone: 212-594-6222 Fax: 212-594-8920 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Color Communications Inc.: At Color Communications, Inc., they use the power of color to help define companies and distinguish their products in the marketplace.
Color Marketing Group (CMG): Color Marketing Group (CMG), founded in 1962 and based in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, is an international, not-for-profit Association of 1,600 Color Designers. Color Designers are professionals who enhance the function, salability and/or quality of a product through their knowledge and appropriate application of color. CMG members forecast Color Directions one to three years in advance for all industries, manufactured products and services.
Color Portfolio, Inc.: COLOR PORTFOLIO is a full service color, trend and communications marketing company. In existence for over 20 years, COLOR PORTFOLIO offers color and trend presentation cards to the apparel, accessory and home markets, providing directional, merchandisable and understandable recommendations for successful color and textile marketing. In addition, COLOR PORTFOLIO offers merchandised coverage of the men's, women's and kids' runway outlining color, fabric and textile direction, and styling and design specifics. Location: 2o1 East 17th Street New York, NY 10003 Phone: 212-677-1189 or 212-460-8989 Fax: 212-979-1323 Email: email@example.com
Color Solutions: Color Solutions International is the leading service provider in color communication for the entire textile supply chain. Meeting customers' requirements for a constant improvement in quality; reduction in costs; and lead time is their motivation.
Confexicon: A Holland-based firm, confeXicon [R], is developing a symbols-based sourcing communications system that is designed to reduce verbal communications errors in the worldwide apparel product development and production processes. The confeXicon system, is based on a database of approximately 2,300 sketches of typical apparel industry production procedures, seams and garment parts, from cuffs to fasteners. The database also encompasses line art of positions on the human body that are commonly discussed in the apparel product development and production processes.
Corporate Design Foundation: It is the mission of the Foundation to improve the quality of life and effectiveness of organizations through design. At the heart of this mission is a desire to expand the awareness of design through the education of corporate leaders, managers and public sector executives. Through its programs, the Foundation promotes the research and documentation of the impact of design in business, and the development of new teaching curricula and materials for use in business education.
Datacolor International: Datacolor International is one of the world's leading supplier of instruments, software, and systems to communicate and manage color in industry. For over 25 years, they have helped customers in all industries where color is important - paint, plastics, textiles, ink, printing, paper, food, automotive and many others. From software for fast, precise communication of color to instruments that measure color with highest accuracy, their solutions enable customers to bring the right color from mind to market quickly and efficiently. Datacolor International is a subsidiary of the Swiss company Eichhof Holding AG, located in Lucerne, Switzerland.
DEBRA STEVENSON: provides product development and brand building support to fashion merchandisers and manufacturers in the accessory industry. With 20 years experience in the toptier US market, she offers a proven track record of creative direction, product design, global sourcing and marketing/sales expertise. With executive roles at Disney Consumer Products, Brighton Accessories and Vicenza spa, she has consulted with Via Spiga, Frankie B., Seven For All Mankind and a host of high-potential startups. A passionate trend-tracker, she reports on style as the West Coast Bureau Chief for Apparel Search and provides online content to London-based Trendstop. If your brand has a strong core identity and is positioned for category expansion and/or global distribution, get this results-oriented expert on your team. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Design Archives LLC : They are building an online and a real studio for designers to use as a resource for their inspiration. Sorted by theme, motif, category, however a designer deems it best to search, they can view an online catalogue of 10,000 images or visit the real studio and browse archives which include books, magazines, color/trend services, vintage apparel, textiles and textile swatches. Items may be purchased or a hi-res image may be ordered. Additionally, they will archive your collection if you desire.
Design Girl Studio: Design Girl
Studio (DGS) is a full service graphic design studio specializing in visual
communications and graphic design for the fashion and related industries.
Design Girl organizes ideas visually to convey a desired impact and message
to enhances a clients image, service or product.
Design Online: a one-stop repository and gathering place for creative professionals with sophisticated needs, Design Online 2.0 continues to offer a wide selection of graphics-related resources.
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